NUMS Awards ‘HEC-Need
Based Scholarship’
to 13 students

RAWALPINDI: HEC-Need Based Scholarships (NBS) are awarded to the talented youth who lack the resources to reach up to their maximum potential. In this kind endeavour of HEC, NUMS also awarded HEC-Need based scholarships to eight underprivileged students in the HEC-NBS Phase-I.

A total of 54 applications were received from the Constituent Colleges of NUMS which include Army Medical College, Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI) and NUMS Department of Social & Behavioural Sciences. Among those 54 applicants, 44 candidates were initially shortlisted. Later on, keeping the availability of funds in mind, 14 candidates were invited for interviews on July 4, 2019. All efforts were made to ensure that the most deserving students get the need based scholarship and could continue their degree to completion.

The interview panel consisted of Pro Vice Chancellor of NUMS, Maj Gen (Retd) Prof. Muhammad Aslam; Provost Quality Assurance and Resource Development (NUMS), Prof. Dr. S. Mahmood Raza; Representative of Commandant AFPGMI, Brig Salman Ahmad; Representative of Principal Army Medical College, Brig Syed Hussain; Principal Fazaia Medical College, Maj Gen (Retd) Salman Ali; and Publisher/ Editor of Gwadar News, former Managing Director of Pakistan Television, Mr. Sajid Mansoor Qaisrani and Director of Resource Development Directorate, Mr. Shaikh Muhammad Ali respectively. Thirteen candidates were selected after the interviews representing all four cadres i.e. 10 Students from BS Programs, Medical Lab Technology and Cardiac Perfusion from AFPGMI; one student each from Bachelors in Social Sciences of Health (BS-SSH), Bachelors in Dental Sciences (BDS) and Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS). The Scholarship will include their Full tuition fee and a stipend of PKR 6,000/- per month. It will continue throughout their degree program provided that the students show excellent academic performance each year. Students will be duly informed and scholarships will be awarded as soon as the official proceedings are complete. (PR).


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